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25 July 2017

GIS Consultant wanted...

Penny Anderson Associates Ltd are currently seeking a suitably experienced GIS Consultant to join our busy professional team in Buxton, Derbyshire.

We are looking for an appropriately qualified and experienced person to assist in the delivery of GIS-related projects including maps, technical drawings and other GIS and geospatial outputs. The position will also involve providing occasional IT support at busy times.

A good understanding of GIS is essential, as is at least one year’s experience in a commercial environment, using the ESRI ArcGIS software platform. The position is office-based, with occasional requirement for travel to meetings and for surveys and fieldwork.

A full time permanent post is available. Pay and salary scale negotiable, depending on experience.

The successful candidate will have experience and expertise in the following:
• Possess at least one year’s experience in a commercial consultancy or GIS support environment;
• Good written and verbal communication skills;
• Organisational skills – ability to prioritise workload and work to tight and changing deadlines;
• Ability to work effectively both unsupervised and as part of a team
• Possess full UK driving licence;
• Relevant first degree in an appropriate discipline;
• MSc in GIS or GIS-related discipline;
• Proven track record with ESRI ArcGIS software, particularly map production;
• Experience with Autodesk range of products (AutoCAD, Trueview, Civil 3D);
• Experience with graphics and image processing software such as Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Acrobat, MS Publisher etc.

• Other relevant postgraduate degree;
• Technical experience with equipment including GPS/GNSS receivers, data loggers topographic survey instruments (total station EDM, laser scanners, imaging stations, UAVs);
• Experience with other software packages such as ERDAS Imagine, Trimble eCognition, Trimble Business Centre;
• Experience with Python programming language.

Applicants with academic and/or commercial consultancy experience in hydrology, hydrological modelling and flood modelling (CH2M Flood Modeller) are particularly welcome, as would those with an understanding of some aspects of ecology.

Please send your CV and covering letter outlining your experience in the areas identified to:

Closing date for applications 31st August 2017